Colorado State Quarters
Colorado State Quarters are the 38th variety in a series of fifty design changes over a ten year period from 1999 to 2008. This Quarter was released into circulation on June 14, 2006. The reverse of the Colorado quarter features the Rocky Mountains as the central motif. Also in the designs foreground are evergreen trees that usually grow at the higher elevations.
The obverse of the coin is identical on all coins in this series. It features a portrait of George Washington with the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "QUARTER DOLLAR", "LIBERTY" and "IN GOD WE TRUST" arranged around the portrait.
The reverse of the coin bears the inscriptions "COLORADO 1876”, "COLORFUL COLORADO" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" along with the date of 2006.
Nickname: The Centennial State
Ratified on: August 1, 1876
Motto: Nothing without Providence
Area: 103,730 square miles
Bird: Lark Bunting
Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
Tree: Colorado Blue Spruce
Designer: Norman Nemeth
Launch Date: June 14, 2006
Philadelphia - 274,800,000
Denver - 294,200,000
San Francisco (clad proof) - 2,882,428
San Francisco (silver proof) - 1,585,008
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